These potato pancakes, Bubbe's original recipe from Avram Honig's cookbook Feed Me Bubbe, taste just as good right out of the frying pan as they do reheated from the freezer. No plate of latkes would be complete without applesauce and sour cream.
- 5 large potatoes
- 1 small onion
- 2 large eggs lightly beaten
- 1 tsp. salt or to your taste
- 1⁄8 tsp. pepper
- 1⁄4 cup white flour or matzo meal
- Vegetable or olive oil, for frying